Luke Riley
Riley
United Kingdom flag
Jul 21 2023
Friday

Indigo At The O2, London, United Kingdom

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Matheus Malta
Malta
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5-0-0
UD 3
UD 3
10-3-0

The tape

Age
28
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Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
N/A
Reach
N/A

Tape record

KOKOKOKOKO
Form
SDUDSUBKOMD
5
Wins
10
5
By KO
1
100
KO%
10
0
By SUB
5
0
SUB%
50
0
Loses
3
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2019
Debut
2014
5
Bouts
13
7
Rounds
29
28 minutes, 1 seconds
Fight Time
2 hours, 9 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Luke Riley vs Matheus Malta report

Who won Riley vs Malta?

Luke Riley beat Matheus Malta by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Cage Warriors 157, on Friday 21st July 2023 at Indigo At The O2 in London.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Luke Riley.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Riley vs Malta stats

Luke Riley stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Matheus Malta made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

Luke Riley's Cage Warriors record stood at 9-0-0, while Matheus Malta's came in at 0-1-0.

The stats suggested Riley had a massive power advantage over Malta, boasting a 100% knock out percentage over Malta's 10%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Malta had a massive advantage over Riley, boasting a 50% submission rate over Riley's 0%.

Luke Riley was the younger man by 28 years, at years old.

Riley was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 5 years and 2 months later than Malta, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 18 to Malta's 32.

Riley vs Malta form

Riley remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Kallum Parker at Cage Warriors 152 on 15th April 2023 by in the 3rd round at BEC Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beaten Karol Kutyla at Cage Warriors 146 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Bec Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Cheriff Larossi at Cage Warriors 142 on 13th August 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at EBBW Vale Centre, Wales.

Before that, he was victorious against Jack Eglin at Cage Warriors 136 on 2nd April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at BEC Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

He had won against Yuki Angdembe at Cage Warriors 131 on 10th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at London, England.

Activity check

Riley's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Riley vs Malta?

Luke Riley was a 2/13 (-670) favourite going into the contest, while Matheus Malta made his way into the ring at 19/5 (+380) with oddsmakers.

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